Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant William Leo McEntee

Kirkwood Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, July 5, 2005

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Reflections for Sergeant William Leo McEntee

Going on 19 years and something will still trigger a memory that brings tears to my eyes. But also a laugh, which this one did....missing you today.

Jayne McEntee

January 5, 2024

Happy Birthday Bill! Still wish we could do dinner and a hockey game for your birthday.

Jayne McEntee

October 21, 2023

Thinking of and missing you, especially today. Love you.

Jayne McEntee

July 5, 2023

William, thank you for making our world a better place. You will not be forgotten.

Det. Bryan Bonitati
Maryland Department of Public Safety

February 27, 2023

It's sad that people mourn the perpetrator of this cowardly crime.

I mourn for the senseless murder of Sgt Mcentee and the loss to his family by a cowardly felon.

I pray to God that the family of Sgt. Mcentee gets some sort of relief from the execution of this evil, vile creature.


January 2, 2023

It's sad for all parties.
Sad for sgt Mcentee's family but also sad for Mr. Johnson's family.
Two lives needlessly taken away.


December 4, 2022

Rest now. Healing begins.

A friend

December 2, 2022

I have been following this case ever since I heard about the killer. This hero deserved justice and the family deserved a father, husband, son, and brother. I'm glad this came to a close and the family can finally have some peace and closure. As the son of law enforcement officers I sympathize with the family. God bless.

Son of LEO

November 30, 2022

I am so sorry that it took over a decade for the family, friends and colleagues of HERO Sgt. McEntee to get their Justice. .
To HERO Sgt. McEntee: I hope you can finally rest in peace knowing that Justice was served. Thank You for your service and sacrifice. You will NOT be forgotten!

God Bless You All!

Allie Wroten
Proudly Supporting All L.E.O.’s
Wife of a Retired Corrections Deputy

November 30, 2022

In Extreme Joy, at Home; with The Good Lord...
In the most Abounding Pure Love

Come close to God
and God will come close to you. ..
James 4:8

Miguel Garcia

November 30, 2022

Sergeant William Leo McEntee,

Today November 29th 2022 the coward responsible for your murder was put to death by lethal injection. I hope this brings closure to your family that his life was ended like yours was on that tragic night in July of 2005. Rip.

Former NJ K9 Patrol Officer
Former NJ K9 Patrol Officer

November 30, 2022

The murderer has completed serving his sentence!

Certainly not a cause for celebration, but perhaps Sgt. McEntee's family, friends, and colleagues can now talk more about how he lived, and less about how he died.

Kenneth H. Ryesky
{Former IRS agent}

November 30, 2022

Justice has been served. The coward who took your life was executed today by lethal injection. He will no longer take another breath.

Officer Jason Quan
Brisbane Police Department

November 29, 2022

You are a true hero and I hope the McEntee family gets the closure they deserve. This was a very hard read what happened to you and I pray for the entire McEntee family. RIP Sgt.

Chief Dan Dempsey
Lynwood Police, Illinois

November 29, 2022

May justice be delivered today for this Officer.

-DSN 211

SRO Jonathon Pendergraft
Park Hills Police Department

November 29, 2022

Forever in my heart

Jayne McEntee

November 29, 2022

As a woman of color, Naturally I wanted to know the details of the story after reading an article titled : Judge Denies 19-Year-Old's Request To Witness Her Father's Execution, only to learn this officer was killed cold blooded with no chance to defend himself or grow old to hold his own grand children as the offender was allowed to hold his grandson. This is all bad. I would want Justice for my husbands murder but I would also want to be present when my father was to take his last breaths. I’m sure the killer has lived with regret however in this country their are consequences to actions that involve murder. People should be killed however they took the life of a person so if that is by stabbing, shooting, suffocation etc. That is how they should die. It would bring down the crime rate if people knew they would get the same death as the life they took aside from accidental death situations. Rabbit hole… This is very unfortunate and May both families receive comfort and closure.

Daughter of Military Lieutenant

November 28, 2022

The death penalty has nothing to do with racism. The killing of the police officer is the reason for death penalty.
Enough with racism B.S.
Obey the law if you want to live.

Army General

November 28, 2022

Thank you for your service Sgt.

Cpl TD

November 28, 2022

Lots of news about Kevin Johnson in the press right now.

Mr. McEntee, R.I.P. You and your family are in our thoughts. This must be a hard time for you. William McEntee died a hero. Kevin Johnson will not.


November 27, 2022

I find it ironic that the daughter of the killer of Sergeant William Leo McEntee wants to be there to support her father at his execution. I wonder if Sergeant William Leo McEntee's daughter and two sons would like an opportunity to see their father before he was executed by Mr. Johnson. It makes me sad that anyone would think that the passage of time makes it easier on the victim's children. Justice needs to be preserved.

Margaret Anne Combs

November 27, 2022

I can't understand why he was in death row for so long.

My heart goes out to both families as this is a loss for both of them. I pray that his daughter raises her child to know and serve the Lord.

Case Debeau

November 27, 2022

The evil that struck you down will finally be extinguished. Godspeed to your family..!
“Fight On..!”

Tpr. John P. Moretti, Jr. (retired)
New York State Troopers

November 27, 2022

I came across this article since the Killer Daughter is Asking for Clemency I concur with Andrew. This Sgt. Was brutally murdered for no reason what so ever. May he RIP and looking forward for killer execution on 11/29/22.


November 27, 2022

May God Bless Officer McEntee's family. I pray that there is some modicum of peace that washes over this family on 11.29.22. I'm so sorry that ya'll have had to live your lives, the past 17+ years, without your husband, dad, brother, son, grandson, uncle, friend and fellow officer. Rest In Continued Peace, Officer McEntee. And thank you for 20 years of heroic service.

Hayley L Wise
Backer of The Blue, Always

November 27, 2022

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